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KWC To Host Fall Open House

Getting ready to start college is a hard step. I remember when I was in high school trying to sort through all of the information and select a college. There is so much to take into consideration and so many different paths you can take toward your adult life

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Owensboro’s Veterans Day Parade To Be Held Saturday

With Veterans Day quickly approaching, there are several activities going on in the Tri-State area to honor those who have served our great military. The city of Owensboro is planning their annual Veterans Day parade for this weekend.

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The Owensboro Blue Bridge Will NOT Reopen November 15th

Well, I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but there's a curve ball in the plans to reopen the Blue Bridge.  It's not going to happen on schedule and here's why . . .

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Dr. James R Ramsey is Rooster Booster Speaker Thursday on WOMI

Dr. James Ramsey will be Thursday's Owensboro Chamber of Commerce Rooster Booster speaker. WOMI will carry the Rooster Booster with K-Zone host Kirk Kirkpatrick at 7:30. Dr. Ramsey has a wealth of experience and knowledge he will share with the audience. Be sure to tune in to 1490 WOMI or 1490womi.com.

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Veterans Celebrations At Local Schools

Our men and women in the military deserve the highest honor. Not just one day a year but every day! With that said, Veterans Day is coming up soon and it is a day to be especially thankful for these brave men and women

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My Afternoon Enjoying Fall

What is there not to love about fall! From the bonfires and warm beverages to the soups and caramel apples, there are a lot of things about fall to enjoy!

This afternoon, I decided to take a drive and enjoy the fall

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Santa Claus Indiana Postage Stamp Winner – Nolan Brinkman

We are pleased to announce that the Santa Claus, Indiana, Post Office has selected the 2013 special picture postmark for this Christmas season.

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The Unscripted 3 Screenwriting Contest Begins Friday

Are you a screenwriter waiting to be discovered? Do you have a script that's been burning a hole in your desk drawer, or wherever you've been keeping it? Well, as long as it's set in a library, then, now's your time to shine.

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“Bunni” Premieres at Malco Cinema 16 in Owensboro

Local horror filmmaker Daniel Benedict has been working on the horror film "Bunni" since 2010.  And now, he's hoping folks line up Thursday night at the Malco Cinema 16 for its world premiere.

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FREE Skin Cancer Screening November 9th

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United State and over two million people are diagnosed annually.

Owensboro Dermatology is hosting a FREE skin cancer screening for anyone who is interested.

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Mountain Workshops “One Eye Open” [VIDEO]

The Mountain Workshops have done an amazing job documenting so many great stories about our Owensboro community. I came across one today and I already knew who it was. Well, I don't personally know this family, but I have followed their story, like so many others have, thru social media.

T-bird is an 11 year-old Owensboro boy, who has been fighting brain cancer since 2009. His battle has been, to be honest, painful to watch. As a mother, when I see the stories of these innocent children, I can't help but think of their parents and how hard it must for them.

"One Eye Open" allows you inside the life of T-Bird's Mom and the daily struggles she faces while caring for her son.

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Dr. Diane Earle and Alfred Abel to Perform Violin/ Piano Recital

Owensboro is a great city to be in if you have a love for the arts! Throughout the year there are a variety of events/performances to take in. And there is a very wide range of styles/genres!

While in college I got introduced to many of these artistic outlets and still enjoy seeing as many of them as I can

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